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Not-so-venerable duo thwack fellow monk

Not-so-venerable duo thwack fellow monk

While speaking softly, a capital monk was hit with a big stick by two of his fellows yesterday in Dangkor district.

Reciting religious texts in his room, the 46-year-old was attacked by the two rivals over an allegedly long-running rivalry.

Sprinting away for help, the monk elicited the help of bystanders, then police, to confront his brutish brothers.

When cops came knocking, however, the duo had locked the pagoda gates and weren’t letting anyone in.



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